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Dare County is located on the northeastern coast of North Carolina. It contains the Outer Banks which stretches along 110 miles of shoreline.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in September 2018, North Carolina Highway 12 was closed south of Oregon Inlet on Friday, Sept. 14. This closure restricted travel for many residents in the Outer banks.
Sunday, April 10, 2022 -- In 1989, some North Carolina Democratic leaders had tried to recruit Andy Griffith to run against incumbent Republican Jesse Helms for the U.S. Senate. Internal polls showed Andy could win the race, some said. Andy rejected the push and was wise to do so. He might well have won and his very private self would have hated the very public job.
Weeks after an oceanfront home in Rodanthe fell into the sea, experts say the one next door could collapse at any time --- and nearly all of the houses on the street are in danger. Environmental experts say climate change will only increase the threat to these houses in the coming years. Hear why one homeowner tells WRAL's Keenan Willard he's not panicking just yet.
Started in 2018, Dare County's dual-language program has transformed the already successful school district.
Abbey Slattery, WRAL Digital Solutions
Four people are dead after a condo fire in Buxton, on Hatteras Island.
Four people died in a large fire that broke out at a condominium in Buxton early Friday, authorities said.
Maggie Brown, WRAL multimedia producer
The Christmas Shop in Manteo has been a long-time destination for visitors and residents for years. But it also serves as an astounding place for all things Halloween.
Officials who found a woman who had been lost had to search for her again early Saturday after they said she got lost again.
Jason O. Boyd, Multiplatform producer
Thousands of people in the Nag's Head area were without power as Tropical Storm Isaias got closer to North Carolina.
Rosalia Fodera, WRAL multimedia journalist
Dare county is reversing an order that closed access to part of the Outer Banks to locals and visitors after a group of non-resident property owners sued the county. The county plans to open up their beaches to residents on May 4.
On Tuesday, Dare County officials issued a directive starting the reopening the county. Non-resident property owners will be let in beginning the week of May 4, the date for visitors is still uncertain.
Richard Adkins, WRAL photojournalist & Maggie Brown, WRAL multimedia producer
A Raleigh lawyer is leading the cause for six people who are suing Dare County because they are not allowed in due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Some Dare County homeowners have sued the county, saying restrictions keeping non-residents out of the county during the coronavirus pandemic violate their rights.
John Silver's home has been standing since 1875, and it's weathered many storms. Silver said he thinks his house will fare well in Dorian, but emergency officials said people shouldn't stick around to see.
Dare and Hyde counties have issued mandatory evacuation notices in preparation for Hurricane Dorian. The NC Department of Transportation is also assisting in the evacuation for Ocracoke Island.
Jason O. Boyd, WRAL.com editor
A man was killed when he was caught in a rip current along the Outer Banks, officials said.
Sara Small shared this video of conditions in Dare County Sept. 13, 2018.
The surf was pounding Thursday morning in Dare County as Hurricane Florence churned off the Carolinas.
A long, difficult but determined trek got Pat Moncur from her native Thailand to this perfect July day, to a celebration that buzzed with well-wishers in the back yard of her new home in Kill Devil Hills.
Bill DuPre, Habitat for Humanity North Carolina
In the back yard of their new home, Pat and Savannah Moncur, center front, stand with some of the people who helped to secure their future. At left is Greg Kirkpatrick, CEO of Habitat for Humanity North Carolina.
The house cost more than many Habitat homes because the price of island real estate, but lots of volunteer hours for its renovation made it affordable.